Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom and Resilience

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom and Resilience

Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day or Freedom Day, holds a profound significance in American history as it commemorates the end of slavery. Observed annually on June 19, Juneteenth marks the day when enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas, were finally informed of their emancipation on June 19, 1865, more than two years after the […]

The US is Reviving the Worst of its Immigration History to All of Our Peril

The US is Reviving the Worst of its Immigration History to All of Our Peril

Calvin Coolidge (middle of picture). Editorial Credit: Shutterstock By Zeke Hernandez | The Hill 100 years ago today, America committed its biggest immigration blunder when President Calvin Coolidge signed the National Origins Act. As we commemorate the anniversary, most of the conversation focuses on condemning the racist motivation of excluding Asians and Southern and Eastern Europeans. (Suffice it to say that Adolf Hitler was a fan.) But […]